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How long will roxanol (morphine) stay in the system?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
Oral morphine can : Vary in absorption, so it can effect duration of peak effect. We dose it every 4 hrs. It is usable by feeding tube, but fentanyl can be more steady dosed every 3 days. Long acting "continn" need insurance and a usable oral route.

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How long does roxanol (morphine) stay in your system?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
Variable: The half life is 3-5 hours. It will be detactable in your system for 24 hours. The metabolite is detectable longer.

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